Sergey Brin

Google is building its own self-driving car with electric powertrain, no steering wheel

Google is building its own self-driving car with electric powertrain, no steering wheel

Jerry Hildenbrand 83

Google is working to build its own self-driving cars, and today it is showing off prototype vehicles with no steering wheel or traditional user controls that are in the works. Announced today alongside an appearance from Sergey Brin at the Recode Conference, the official Google Blog and a new Google Self-Driving Car Project Google+ page are showing off what Google is working on as its...

How Google pulled off that awesome Project Glass skydive/bike/rappelling stunt [video]

How Google pulled off that awesome Project Glass skydive/bike/rappelling stunt [video]

Phil Nickinson 3

Ever wonder how you get Wifi at 10,000 feet, have it work while falling to earth, then landing under the safety of a parachute? Google co-founder Sergey Brin showed us this morning during the Day 2 keynote at the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. It was a redux of Wednesday's stunt, in which Brin decided he needed a loaner pair of Project Glass glasses back from a friend...